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Author Krishnamurti, Bhadriraju.

Title The Dravidian languages / Bhadriraju Krishnamurti.

Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.


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Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 545 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series Cambridge language surveys
Cambridge language surveys.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 504-521) and indexes.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; ILLUSTRATIONS; TABLES; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; NOTE ON TRANSLITERATION AND SYMBOLS; ABBREVI ATIONS; 1 Introduction; 2 Phonology: descriptive; 3 The writing systems of the major literary languages; 4 Phonology: historical and comparative; 5 Word formation: roots, stems, formatives, derivational suffixes and nominal compounds; 6 Nominals: nouns, pronouns, numerals and time and place adverbs; 7 The verb; 8 Adjectives, adverbs and clitics; 9 Syntax; 10 Lexicon; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX OF RECONSTRUCTIONS WITH GLOSSES.
Summary The Dravidian languages are spoken by nearly 200 million people in South Asia and in Diaspora communities around the world; they include Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu. This book provides a linguistic overview of the Dravidian language family, including its history and writing systems, language structures, typology and lexicon.
Subject Dravidian languages.
Dravidian languages.
Dravidian languages. (OCoLC)fst00897686
Langue dravidienne.
Other Form: Print version: Krishnamurti, Bhadriraju. Dravidian languages. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521771110 (DLC) 2003282070 (OCoLC)50525804
ISBN 0511066686 (electronic bk.)
9780511066689 (electronic bk.)
9780511486876 (electronic bk.)
0511486871 (electronic bk.)
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